Saint Michael’s College Centennial

first_imgSaint Michael’s College Centennial Week: featured public eventsThe public is invited to attend the following public events during thefeatured week, celebrating the Saint Michael’s College Centennialanniversary:Monday, Oct. 18, panel discussion, “The Medieval Roots of Saint Michael’sCollege,” at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center. Distinguishedauthor/professor panelists, who will explore 12th and 13th centurycultural influences, include, Anne Clark, University of Vermont, associateprofessor of religion; Maureen Miller, University of California, Berkeley,associate professor of history, and Terryl Kinder, author of Architectureof Silence: Cistercian Abbeys of France, with George Dameron, SaintMichael’s College professor of history, moderating and commenting.Tuesday, Oct. 19, Centenary Student Association Meeting at 7 p.m. in theMcCarthy Arts Center at 7 p.m. Presidents of the Saint Michael’s StudentAssociation from past years will participate in a discussion of past,present and future.Wednesday, Oct 20, The Cavani String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. in the McCarthyArts Center Cavani, winner of the prestigious Naumburg Chamber MusicAward, has been described by the Washington Post as “completelyengrossing, powerful and elegant.” Since their New York debut in 1987,they have won the hearts of audiences across the country with their uniqueblend of energy and lyricism. The quartet performs regularly in majorconcert series and festivals throughout North America and Europe.Co-Sponsored by Saint Michael’s College and UVM’s Lane Series. Ticketsrequired.Thursday, Oct. 21, Theater production: JB at 7:30 p.m. in the SaintMichael’s College Chapel. Pulitzer Prize winning play by ArchibaldMacLeish, JB is a modern dramatization of the Book of Job. It tells apoignant story of love, suffering and enduring faith, and will beperformed for one special Centennial performance in the Chapel and forfour performances Oct. 27-30 in the McCarthy Arts Center. Saturday, Oct.23, CENTENNNIAL CONVOCATION at 10 a.m. in the Ross Sports Center. Theconvocation marks Saint Michael’s 100th anniversary with a grandceremonial event. Highlights include an address by Sister Carol Jean Vale,past chair of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities,greetings from the community, from town officials, the Governor, Senator,and international educational partners, commissioned poem by SaintMichael’s poet Greg Delanty and performance of a Troy Peters originalcommissioned-for-the-Centennial orchestral composition by mezzo sopranoWendy Hoffman Farrell, the Vermont Youth Orchestra and the Saint Michael’sCollege Chorale.Saturday, Oct. 23, Ceremonies commemorating the Military Heritage of manySaint Michael’s graduates with the Presentation of the Medal of Honor bySenator Patrick Leahy (1961 SMC graduate) to Saint Michael’s PresidentMarc vanderHeyden at 2:30 p.m. in the Durick Library. The Senator willpresent a duplicate of the medal awarded posthumously to Saint Michael’sgraduate Donald Cook ’56, who was honored for rare heroism in Vietnamwhile held prisoner from 1964 to 1967, and for whom a United States Navyship has been named.Saturday, Oct. 23, Dedication of the Statue of Saint Michael the Archangelby sculptor James L. Sardonis, who created the whales’ tails on I89, inmemory of Saint Michael’s alumni, Ed Fergus ’83, John Iskyan ’82 and JohnMcErlean ’84, and others who perished on Sept. 11, 2001. Adjacent to theHoehl Welcome Center at 3:30 p.m.-30-last_img read more

Crystal Palace board ‘incensed’ by Arsenal’s £40m transfer offer for Wilfried Zaha

first_imgCrystal Palace have been left ‘furious’ by Arsenal’s opening bid for Wilfried Zaha (Picture: Getty)Crystal Palace were left ‘furious’ and ‘incensed’ by Arsenal’s opening £40million transfer offer for Wilfried Zaha, reports say.Ivory Coast international Zaha, Palace’s key player over the past four seasons, rocked the Eagles last week by pushing for a move to the Gunners.Zaha supported Arsenal as a child and ‘dreams’ of playing for the club, according to his brother Judicael, despite the absence of Champions League football at the Emirates.Arsenal are keen to sign Zaha but cannot meet Palace’s £80m valuation and tabled an offer of half that amount on Monday.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBut the bid was not even considered by Palace and left the south London club ‘incensed’, according to BBC Sport.AdvertisementAdvertisementIt is claimed Palace are furious at Arsenal’s attempt to sway Zaha but would still be willing to sanction the forward’s departure if the right money is on the table.The Eagles have already sold one key player this summer – highly-rated full back Aaron Wan-Bissaka join Manchester United last week – and know they can demand a considerable fee for Zaha.The Ivorian signed a new five-year contract at Selhurst Park last year but is desperate to move on. Advertisement Crystal Palace board ‘incensed’ by Arsenal’s £40m transfer offer for Wilfried Zaha Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 2 Jul 2019 12:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Comment Advertisement Zaha is determined to join Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Asked about his future on Monday, following Ivory Coast’s 4-1 win over Namibia at the Africa Cup of Nations, Zaha said: ‘I don’t know we’ll see in the future.‘I have no comment on it the only thing that’s on my mind now is trying to win this cup. I’m fixated on is how far we go in the tournament.’Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League last season and were beaten in the Europa League final by London rivals Chelsea.Unai Emery is determined to bolster his squad with a number of signings and the Gunners have also been linked with summer moves for Kieran Tierney and William Saliba.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moveslast_img read more